Fall/Winter 2015-2016

Nina Sokol


Janus, where were your hands were
they two I would have
had the one to have the double-edged
meaning etched into the skin of
memory, the
epidermis would have emerged
in words, the hypodermis exposed
their meaning and had I had only
one word in a single palm, a thing you
said, that would bring back you for
an entire instant it would have been the

Nina Sokol is a poet and translator with a Masterís degree in English from Copenhagen University. A grant poet-in-residence at The Vermont Studio Center and Bread Loaf attendee, she recently received a grant from the Danish Artís Council and The Danish Writer's Guild to translate several modern Danish plays into English.



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